How to Melt Lead Wheel Weights?

Answer Melting lead wheel weights to make fishing jigs, sinkers or bullets will save you money. The dangers from melting lead wheel weights include inhaling lead fumes, ingesting lead dust and severe burn... Read More »

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How to Melt Lead Weights?

Melted lead weights can be reused to make fishing lures, sinkers and hunting bullets. To melt lead weights, you need a heat source hot enough to melt the lead and then you need to remove the impuri... Read More »

Difference Between Lead & Zinc Wheel Weights?

Vehicles need to have their tires balanced so that they ride uniformly down the road. Different types of wheel weights exist, including zinc and lead. Lead, however, has been the most commonly used... Read More »

Can you put lead weights into fish ponds?

Several states have banned the use of lead sinkers and other fishing tackle because of the threat it poses to loons and other water birds. They ingest lost sinkers, mistaking them for seeds or gizz... Read More »

Can wheel weights be used for bullets?

Wheel weights can be used as bullets when melted and all impurities are removed. The impurities, dark in color, float to the surface of the molten lead. Remove the impurities with an old spoon or l... Read More »